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A Night Out at the Watermill Center

Founder Robert Wilson welcomed more than 1,000 guests to his Long Island art center to honor artist Laurie Anderson, actress Isabelle Huppert, and the late musician Lou Reed.

On Saturday, July 29, Long Island’s Watermill Center hosted its annual benefit and auction to raise funds for its artist residency and education programs. The evening, which honored Laurie Anderson and Isabelle Huppert and memorialized the late musician Lou Reed, welcomed more than 20 site-specific works and performances curated by Noah Khoshbin and Ivan Cheng. Guests included Robert Downey Jr., Maxwell Osborne, Inga Maren Otto, Elsa Hosk, and others.

Mick Rock and Christophe de Menil.

Maxwell Osborne.

Laurie Anderson and Isabelle Huppert.

Inga Maren Otto.

JiaJia Fei.

Robert Downey Jr.

Elsa Hosk.

Max Vadukul.

Virgil Abloh.

(All Photos Courtesy: Neil Rasmus/

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